SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Roots from Other Languages

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Upper Level Verbal

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Example Questions

Example Question #2259 : Synonyms

Select the answer choice that is closest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

SAVANT

Possible Answers:

Epicure

Accumulation

Irony

Scholar

Mirage

Correct answer:

Scholar

Explanation:

A "savant" is a person of extensive learning, so the best choice is the word "scholar." "Savant" is derived from the French word "savoir," which means to know.

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